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CONTENTS of 59,999,999 BC- 51,000 BC Large land and aquatic mammals appear; many kinds of primates appear (almost as many go extinct); an island continent finally disappears for good; the Mediterranean valley turns into the Mediterranean Sea; human beings emerge, develop housing, clothes, lamps, and drugs, breed dogs, use horses; Mars dies (or goes dormant)

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Approximately 780,000 BC: Apparently cannibalism is common among some prehistoric humans at this time; Homo erectus is expanding into Israel; The Earth's magnetic field undergoes one of its periodic reversals now

Homo antecessor, in the area that will someday be named Spain, shows an appetite for fellow human flesh during this time.

-- "Who are we having for dinner this evening, dear?" Connected, Electronic Telegraph ["http://www.telegraph.co.uk/"], 17 June 1999, Telegraph Group Limited

Homo erectus was apparently arriving in the area of Israel around 780,000 BC.

The most recent reversal of the Earth's geomagnetic field occured around 780,000 BC.

-- Hominid Journey Set 250,000 Years Earlier ["http://www.abcnews.go.com/sections/science/DailyNews/hominid_000811.html"] The Associated Press, Aug. 11, 2000

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